Sentence Examples


  • The last part she had decided only in the last few weeks, but so far she hadn't found the opportune time to tell either her father or Denton.
  • The Egyptian government being unwilling to recognize the sovereignty of Beheran over Assab or his right to sell territory to a foreign power, sTisconti-Venosta thought it opportune not then to occupy Assab.
  • She is said to have been rescued from the hands of Death by Heracles, who arrived upon the scene at an opportune moment; a later story represents her as cured of a dangerous illness by his skill.
  • An opportune storm, however, gave the king an excuse for returning home, as Frederick II.
  • The French emperor wanted a war for dynastic reasons, the tsar because he conceived his honour to be involved, and because he judged the moment opportune for expelling the infidel from Europe.

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